Apr 16, 2024  
2022-2023 Undergraduate Bulletin 
    
2022-2023 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

College of Arts and Sciences


Dr. Ruth Truss, Dean
Hill House
205-665-6508
trussr@montevallo.edu
montevallo.edu/college-of-arts-sciences


Departments

Mission

The mission of the College of Arts and Sciences, educated citizens prepared for a diverse and changing world, underpins the University’s unique public liberal arts mission.

Goals

Through integrated learning experiences that foster deep learning, practical skills, and experience, students will develop these essential learning outcomes: higher order thinking skills, a substantial body of knowledge, a commitment to use and appreciate learning, effective communication skills, an awareness of human commonalities and differences, and a concern for the common good.

Accreditation

The College of Arts and Sciences has two accredited programs and one certified program. The undergraduate program in Social Work is accredited by the Council on Social Work Education. The undergraduate program in Chemistry has been authorized by the American Chemical Society (ACS) to offer an ACS-certified B.S. degree in Chemistry. The Master of Science (M.S.) in Speech-Language Pathology (SLP) program at the University of Montevallo is accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology (CAA) of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, 2200 Research Boulevard #310, Rockville, Maryland 20850, 800-498-2071 or 301-296-5700.

Degree Programs

The College of Arts and Sciences offers Bachelor of Science (B.S.) and Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) degree programs in the following areas:

Biology (B.S. only)
Chemistry - General, ACS Certified, and Biochemistry (B.S. only)
Computer Science
English (B.A. only)
Environmental Studies
World Languages - French and Spanish (B.A. only)
History
Mathematics
Political Science
Psychology
Social Science
Social Work
Sociology - General and Criminology
Speech-Language Pathology (B.S. only)

General Education

All students seeking an undergraduate degree at UM must complete a core General Education curriculum that includes courses in English, history, mathematics, the natural sciences, social sciences, fine arts, oral and written communication, and personal development.

The minimum requirements can be found in the General Education Credit Hour Requirements section of the Undergraduate Academic Policies  section in this Bulletin.

Department of Behavioral and Social Sciences

Go to information for Department of Behavioral and Social Sciences.

Department of Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics and Computer Science

Go to information for Department of Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics and Computer Science.

Department of Communication Science and Disorders

Go to information for Department of Communication Science and Disorders.

Department of English and World Languages

Go to information for Department of English and World Languages.